Is and Always Was

Released: September 2009

Produced, recorded, and mixed by Jason Falkner at RHETORIC. Additional recording at The Bank. Assistant engineer: Dylan McKeever. All voices and instruments by Daniel Johnston and Jason Falkner except: Joey Waronker: Drums on High Horse, Without You, I Had Lost My Mind, Is And Always Was, Lost In My Infinite Memory, and Light Of Day. Woody Jackson: Acoustic Guitar on Queenie The Doggie and Solina on Mind Movies. The part of "Queenie" was played by Pablo. Mastered by Pete Lyman at Infrasonic Mastering Thank you's from Daniel: First, I would like to thank my Mom and Dad, Dick, Margie, Drew and Ashley Johnston. Tom Gimbel, Tim Juengst, Jason Falkner, Brett Hartenbach, Rick Bowman, Daniel Gil, Marc Ratner, Christian Bernhardt and The Agency Group, Christy Hindenlang, The Capitol Years, Hymns, Devin Lasker, Larry Mestel, Justin Shukat, Adam Lowenberg, Ryan Barkan, and my friends at Primary Wave, Ron Spaulding, Bryan Mead, Jonathan Partch and everyone at Fontana Distribution, Bruce Perkins, Rene Renner, all of our international labels and friends, all of the record stores, radio stations, and music writers that have supported me for many years, Louis Black, Graham Larson, David Miller, Gabriel Sunday, Larry Janns, and the good folks at Regenerate, and my cat Spunky. All songs written by Daniel Johnston / Eternal Yip Eye Music / Primary Wave Music / 2009


1. Mind Movies
2. Fake Records Of Rock And Roll
3. Queenie The Doggie
4. High Horse
5. Without You
6. I Had Lost My Mind
7. Freedom
8. Tears
10. Lost In My Infinite Memory
11. Light Of Day